You’re so busy trying to arrange the outside world so that you can be assured of happiness, and yet happiness is not an experience of things outside of yourself, happiness is your experience of the inside of oneself. I wrote a lot this week about getting in touch with your inner experience and this Ted Talk is in keeping with that theme.
Matthieu Ricard is a Molecular Biologist-cum-Buddhist Monk who uses his understanding of the struggles of the 21st century ego to express his own understanding of how happiness arises. It is amusing, warm, and for those with open minds, extremely informative.
Scott McPherson is an Edmonton-based writer, public speaker, and mindfulness facilitator who works with individuals, companies and non-profit organizations locally and around the world.